Camponotus yogi

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Camponotus yogi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. yogi
Binomial name
Camponotus yogi
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Mexico.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • yogi. Camponotus yogi Wheeler, W.M. 1915b: 420 (s.w.) U.S.A. Creighton & Snelling, 1967: 191 (q.m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1970: 650 (l.). Combination in C. (Colobopsis): Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 562; in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 156.



  • Creighton, W. S.; Snelling, R. R. 1967 [1966]. The rediscovery of Camponotus (Myrmaphaenus) yogi Wheeler (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 73: 187-195 (page 195, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 156, Combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus))
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1970b. Ant larvae of the subfamily Formicinae: second supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 63: 648-656 (page 650, larva described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915b. Some additions to the North American ant-fauna. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 34: 389-421 (page 420, soldier, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917a. The mountain ants of western North America. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 52: 457-569 (page 562, Combination in C. (Colobopsis))